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al jazeera america's hard hitting... >> today they will be arrested... >> ground breaking... they're firing canisters of gas at us... emmy award winning investigative series... fault lines no refuge: children at the border only on al jazeera america >> as troops try to save villages from a siege by isil, the pent gone says air strikes have killed several of the top military leaders. >> this is something that is being treated as a serious national security matter. >> the white house weighing options after a theft against the hollywood comedy mushrooms into a major concern. it does not. >> the c.i.a. interrogation program. >> we begin tonight with
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a victory in the fight against isil. the pent gone -- during air strikes in iraq. mike joins us live now from the white house, and mike, what more can you tell us about this operation. >> tony, it is a temporary victory, no question about it. top officials including the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, and later in a statement from the pentagon, some top officials now reports have been killed in the continuing air strikes top officials within isil, setting back their cause. they include the head of isil anywhere tear operations in iraq, the governor of the islamic state so called islamic state govern ship in the area around moss soul, of course, which has been captured by isil forces and a key deputy to the top commander in the top leader of isil, the
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pentagon has been carrying out these air strikes of course since august with the help of coalition partners the pentagon very eager as they always are to emphasize some nations involved here with some 1500 being put on the ground, there's an on going effort against an anticipated spring offensive. the united states and it's ally willing restraining iraqi forces those that they identify as viable, meanwhile, isil continues to hold territory even given the recent set backens and the killing of their leaders. >> so mike, this news came hours after we got a update on the fight against isil in iraq. does the pentagon believe progression is being made. >> they do say that progress is being made, they point to several structures that have been criminal ped. all in the name of sovereigning up isil, again, ahead of the spring offensive. the iraqi government, the
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pentagon encouraging everyone to believe is coming together, becoming more inclusive. there's talk of a stop gap measure, while the iraqi army is retrained in anticipation of this. but it is slow going, no question about it, the president has said it will take some time, and today from a top commander,luth general literary, we learned just how long the administration thinks lit take to get the iraqi army ready to care this fight i think we have made significant progression, in halting that offensive that i talked about, the ability for them to expand, in terms of. rain out there. >> i think what we must do, especially inside iraq is build the capabilities. you are at least talking a minimum of three years a member mum of three years before they are ready to carry the fight, of course, this comes on top of the syria half of
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this of course, the plan that a lot of people are criticizing. that will just have 5,000 of the free syrian army troops that will be trained outside of syria, on the ground, that in itself is going to take a year. >> mike, tat white house, appreciate it, thank you, meanwhile kurdish forces say they have made significant progress in recapturing areas from isil fighters. one such area is the sin jar mountain. we head to the top of the tin jar mountains. this is their fighting, this is their land. he has brought weapons and ammunition, but it's far from enough to hold back the fighter whose launch attacks daily in an effort to control the strategic mountain range. >> to get to his own
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villages we pass towns now controlled by isil, homes that they are determined to take back. we want to fight them to defeat them. >> this is just two kilometers from the front line, and home to one of the most sacred 10s. an hour. >> we arrive add truck had driven up to the edge, packed with explosives. >> they drove a big truck, we fought well against them, and they didn't get into the village, i fired and it was on target. >> his commander says he had left the mountains to meet the kurdish president, who promised more weapons, and revealed the push on the sinjar mountains was imminent. >> i just came back where i met president bar sanny and asked for support, he
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gave his word we would get them as soon as possible. but not today we are soon under attack with five mortars falling to within 30 meters of his home and push on isil positions surrounding the mountain, cannot come soon enough we are advised to leave, but with isil surrounding we have no choice but to climb up the mountain, a five-kilometer uphill hike i am walking up the mountain, because the -- they have just gotten too much, i can see plumes of smoke already, they appear to be aiming at the church the fighters hold their ground for now, they are now pushing to the east and north of the mountains the villains held to take. they can help win back their land. al jazeera, on the sinjar
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mountains. >> sony shelved the film. jamie mcintire joins us now with more. >> well, the u.s. still hasn't publicly fingered north korea, there were several high level meetings on the suspect and indication of how seriously this attack is being taken. >> taken out. >> for drinks. >> on the town. >> sony canceled the holiday release of the movie "the interview" after the four largest theater chains in the united states said they wouldn't show it. because of a threat from hacker that is cryptically referred to the september 11th attacks. the white house says the cyber attack on sony pictures computers have been the subject of daily meetings. >> this is something that is being treated as a serious national security matter there is evidence to indicate we have seen
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destructive activity with malicious intent, that was initiated by a sophisticated actor. >> the fbi is leading the investigation, and quotes officials as pointing an accusing finger at north korea. which was insensed of the fictional depiction of the leader kim john-un. they are still curing how to respond, but homeland security secretary, said the attack is being taken very seriously. >> it involved an attack on that company, but also on freedoms that we enjoy in this country. the freedom of artists to produce movies and the freedom of citizens to go see movies so the government is considering a range of options that will take in response to this attack. >> incoming service arms committee issued a statement calling the response "profoundly
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troubling" accusing the administration. even more aggressively in the future. but the white house cautioned whoever was behind the attack, may be seeking to inflame relations by goading the u.s. into a overreaction. >> are often times, not always, but off seeking to provoke a response from the united states of america. >> the white house says any response will be proportional, will seem to rule out action. if north korea is the target, the options are limited, the country is already isolated and heavily sanctions, some in congress want to impose additional penalties that would wall off the country from the international banking scheme.
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as it reportedly demonstrated a few years back, when it disabled the nuclear center finals where it's stuck neck virus. >> there is a lot of reaction from the response from sony. >> yeah, tony, a lot of reaction from hollywood, shock is a lot of what we are seeing here. rob lou saying wow, everyone caved the hackers won. and comedian all joking aside, we just gave a foothold to censorship and it doesn't get any better. actor know than really disappointed that a couple of thuggings on the internet can completely erase months of hard work and creativity. if stopping tragedy means scrapping the interview, fine. after the interview was pulled some theaters say they would instead show team america for treatment, that movie was released in 2004.
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just a few hours ago they said they would cancel that viewing. >> marko rubio has been leading the criticism to president obama's moves to improve relations be cuba. yesterday he called the president the single worst negotiator we have had in the white house in my lifetime. he had more to say today. joining us live now from miami, with more on this, david? >> tony, we are here in little havana, and this is the bar chan of where those supporters gain their support, this is short of where that opposition grew during the 1960's, 70's and 80's, now it is different, but that hasn't stopped the senator from being very much outfront, simply because he was perceived to be on the presidential campaign footing. but he has called this
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policy disgraceful, aen co session to tyranny, and he was again speaking on that campaign trail today. >> this deal, the president has come up with a terrible trade off. in exchange for diplomatic recognition, more cooperation on telecommunications more banking more commerce, travel cuba has agreed to now to pout this in context, back in 2008 when pram was elected his administration was pursuing these same initiatives. a lot you are seeing today, in terms of direct mail, increases in the amount of money that cubans can spend, that was happening back in 2008, it all came to a screeching halt in december of 2009 when allen gross was held and detained. so yesterday when it was announced he had been released in exchange for these three prisoners in addition to that asset we
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mentioned down in havana, it seems like there's some change afoot here. certainly historic day in the high of allen foot, but it also has a lot of political connotations in temples of what the senators, all of these player are coming out front, and really kind of using this in terms of how this will be choreographs as we go forward. in miami for us, thank you. >> the opam ma administration a win. >> a big win, partly because of the details of the policy, but also because of the national
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reaction mostly, the reaction in cuba, which is ecstatic. >> yeah. >> and the world reaction, especially in latin america. we are all-american, that message was going out, not just to cuba, but to send a message to latin america that we are turning a page. >> i think the economic story is fascinated. we will see how it tuppeds out down the road, what are your thoughts on what this can mean, the normalizing of relations by the united states, could mean economically for both countries. first of all symbolically it is turning down the temperature. that could have the effect, very different from what the senator has said. it could create space, because with less pressure, on the government, with less sanctions to harm the people, people in civil society, in the opposition can occupy more space, because the government might sit pack a little bit, because they don't feel threatens. the other thing is
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there's already groups of people, cuban americans mainly who have reached out to cuban entrepreneurs with the help of the catholic church, this is going to double down and really facilitate much more of that context. those people are cash poor, but they have great ideas. they are very -- a lot of ingenuity, and they are looking for help from abroad to run a business, but also investment, and this is what some of these changes will enable. >> so william delaney, he chairs the international business council for the illinois chamber of commerce. here is what he said, the impact would be direct, immediate, and hugely beneficial for the state of illinois. now he is just talking about his own state. cuba buys some $60 million in soybeans every year, and a lot of that is from illinois, can you imagine what this would mean potentially, for farmers. >> i think -- agriculturally we already sell a lot to cuba, we need a chicken in cuba, it is very likely from
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the united states. but there's a lot of obstacles. right now, they have to pay in cash, so allowing the credit would actually facilitate a much more exchange, much more commerce i have been focused on the cubans in cuba, and how this can help them do what they have been struggling to do for 20 years. when he became the president in 2008, he experimented a little bit, and in 2010 he launched something that was unprecedented. at least under his brother, who had a long way to go, there's still an sperm embargo and this i think is going to change the game, becausely take the pressure off of the experiment embargo, and put it on the government, for the government to get out of the way, so the people can be the authors of their own destiny. >> do you have any thoughts on why this is happening now? why now. >> well, i think politically, it makes sense, because obama went
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over backwards both with immigration and the republicans wouldn't meet him half way. but that was unsuccessful, so he is taking his executive authority to do this the second reason is he is in prison, and he was growing depravely ill, he was also sending messages that he didn't want to stay in prison, those were certain warnings i think. i think obama has very little to lose, and a legacy to think about, one thing he said is it is the right thing to do. so i think he intended to do this, and a lot of people supported him, and the audacity of the hope that we had in him, many people were disappointed because he didn't come threw, but i think he fought to do it, because the embargo will stay in place. >> right. >> but now he said, well i can do what i can, and
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that is what was most surprising to me, is that he did just about everything he could as executive to the line. >> yeah. >> right to the line, and it is a challenge ted, appreciate it. he is a professor of plaque and la seen know studies. the changing policy landscape, a pleasure to have you on the program. >> great to be here. >> an independent panel is recommending major changes for the secret service homeland security secretary, ordered the review after a series of public security failures, the panel says the agency should heighten security, train for agents needs to be improved they also recommended the new secret service director come from outside the agency the security failures led to the resignation of former director, more likely presidential front runters, weighing in on the shift in cuba policy. and one of them criticizing pope francis'
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role, also, democrat hundred reporters, three hours, highlights from vladimir putin's news conference, next. >> so many people, at such a high level, had the stake in al-megrahi's guilt >> the most definitive look at this shocking crime >> the major difficulty for the prosecution that there was no evidence >> al jazeera america presents lockerbie part one: the pan am bomber
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1200 journalists questioned putin for three hours. on topics from the ukraine crisis to the struggling economy. they call this the president's big press conference, and they are not wrong a question and answer session that goes on for hours. as you may know, the situation has changedn't the influence of foreign economic factors. primarily the price of energy resources. i believe the government and the central bank are taking appropriate
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measures in this situation, we can question the timeliness or the quality of the measures taken and the central bank, but generally, they are acting adequately. the economy he believes will recover. russia, putin argued is like a bear, independent, and fierce. make we should stop chasing pigs and boors, maybe then he will be left alone, but no, he won't be, because someone will always try to company him up, as soon as he is chained they will tear out his teeth and claws. >> on the streets of moscow the reaction ranged from admiration to dispair. >> our country is rich and huge, i don't understand why everything is going this way. i personally sympathize with putin, but i don't believe that he will
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solve this problem, i don't know why it is always like this in russia. >> he didn't say anything global, of course, all the real things are to be done quietly behind closed doors not on a press conference. he says the right things. >> what putin said here was a reiteration of points made in other speeches. the economy he says will bounce back stronger, russia is not the aggressor, and the united states is and always has been trying to keep russia down. and for anyone looking for signs that putin is a worried leader there were none. unless you consider the length of the the press conference a sign. >> another huge day on wall street, the dow with the biggest gains in three years up a whopping
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421 points. it comes as market to react to the comments on keeping interest rates low. the hikely presidential candidates have all weighed in now on the normalization of relations with cuba. a look in today's power politics. >> tony, let's start on the democratic side with hillary clinton expected to announce her campaign intentions next year. she said i have recommended to president obama, that he change the relation, her statement yesterday had an i proposed it first vibe. she said despite good intentions it has only strengthened the grip on power. the best way to bring change is to expose to the values material comforts of the outside
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world on the republican side. jeb bush issues a written statement condemning the action, the beneficiaries of the ill advised move will be the castro briers who have impressed the people for decades. when local reporters caught up with bush, he referred to allen gross, the american subcontractor who cuba just released after five years in jail. >> the fact that he was put in prison is pretty much a validation of what the policy has been. it's a repressive regime. >> the matter of fact theme is a stark contrast from marko rubio. he even criticized pope fran citizen, that's right. he criticized the pope for helping to broker the u.s. cuba deal i would also to take up the cause of freedom and demcsoy, which is critical the danger caught the attention of wrangle who
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was in cuba yesterday, and when the reaction poured in wrangle told reporters raul castro has more respect for the president of the united states than marko rubio has shown in congressional politics, just had a very high profile meeting with the prime minister of israel, placed him, thanks america, and criticize add european court for removing hamas from a list of terrorist organizations. >> it seems that too many in europe, where 6 million uses have slaughter have had learned nothing. but we in israel, we have learned. >> and earnst is getting a crash course, on just huh strong the passions in the middle east can be. in washington, republican senator is just a few weeks away from formally taking over at senate majority leader including the new senate sergeant at arms and deputy sergeant at arms the top
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law enforcement officials for those jobs they have now tapped frank larkin and james moore hard, larkin works in the social security office in the world trade center and survived the 9/11 attacks. moore hard survived the alaska plane crash, that killed former senator ted stephens. as one observer noted today, it is perhaps good preparation for the train wreck that can be the u.s. senate. on the house side, republican speaker has just release add holiday poem. >> the new american congress will soon be at hand. time to stake on the tough issues like taxes and spending the grid lock in the senate may finally be ending. reform is needed from home in ohio to here in capitol hill, but not picture execkive order but instill by a bill. >> that kind of creative, but here is today's winner. in michigan, protestors gather this week outside
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the capitol carrying signs one protestor insulted a republican state house speaker by attacking his alleged taste in music, the sign reads likes nickel back. brutal. and that is today's power politics. >> nickel back, all right. thank you, and coming up on the program, one of the legal architects of the cia interrogation program, former attorney general we will have his take on last week's senate report and the accusations of torture, and we will hear what cubans on the streets of havana, are saying between the new ties between their country and the united states.
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>> protestors are gathering... >> there's an air of tension right now... >> the crowd chanting for democracy...
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>> this is another significant development... >> we have an exclusive story tonight, and we go live... same bram that a new report from the senate says was filled with brutal inhumane tactics. we talked to him today, and we will have that interview for you in a moment. jonathon bets is here now with more on that, jonathon. >> let's go through the time line. days after the attacks gave the cia the
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authority to capture detain and kill al quaida operatives. the justice department issues several memos arguing that the geneva detentions do not apply to the war in afghanistan. upon stallless also recommended declaring the taliban outside the coverage of the geneva conventions. but the next month, the state department warned gonzales rejecting the geneva conventions could pose props pause that included deprives american soldiers of camed to protections still in august of 2000, they gave the cia the authority to use alreadible interrogation techniques, in the following years there were some concerns about the methods, but after gonzales became attorney general, the justice department endorsed some of the hashest interrogation techniques ever uses by the c.i.a. >> now to our interview
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with the former attorney i began by asking him what he thought of the report from the senate intelligence committee. >> i was disappoint bed i the report. for a number of reasons. first of all, only the democrats signed off on it, and i think that's very unfortunate. having a debate about the way the government executes the war on terror, we need a bipartisan examination, and it is appropriate to see how the government is executing the war on terror. i also worry because it is partisan, we don't know what facts or evidence was omitted from the report, i think it is also deeply flawed be i the fact that key witnesses, players, in the program were not even interviewed. when you have a flawed report like this, it will stir up a lot of anger and emotions. i think it is very unfortunate. >> don't you think the techniques you are even talking about right now,
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sort some vie lite the absolutely moral principle that is held in this country that says that even techniques you are describing are jobbed the pail? lunch enwhen we talk about morality, morality has been represented in the laws passed by congress, signs into law by the president of the united states. otherwise, do i apply my own morals. no, it is what the worlds of the law says. and that's the job of lawyers trying to give appropriate guidance as to what level of conduct breeches the standard set forth. this is not the standard established by me, and it shouldn't be by me. it is the standard established by congress. >> people that are critical of you say your january 20 memo in which you argued retired new interrogations, set the united states on this
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path and set the united states on this slope, so that on a day like lad whoas economic crisis, there could be a report, that concluded that these interrogation techniques didn't yield axel intelligent, and in fact constituted torture, your met mow set the united states on this pat, how do you responsibility. >> i disagree with that, listen, it is true that the report concludes that these techniques were ineffective, again, this is a partisan report, you have george senate, all former c.i.a. directors who testified under oath, that they were effective. testified that they did stop hots and save lives and so when i compare a partisan report, which concludes one thing, and look at these three men that testified to the contrary, i have to go
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with with the people that spoke under oath, and not a report that again, was put together by one party. >> is this really your argument, that the report that relies on documentary evidence, is invade ill that the report is invalid because it was written up by democrats? again, i don't know how much of it is valid. now, i know some of it must be true. >> lu yo read the report? >> john glenn then -- >> john brandon himself spoke to the american public and said yes, there were things that happened here that went beyond the guidance, if that is true, yes, the torture statute may have been violated, i'm not saying it wasn't, i am just saying i don't know how much is accurate you you do jeffing you did again. >> everything in my life. >> no, everything that you kit deckedded to this whole episode, starting with 2002 memo?
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>> when i look back at my service, like everyone else who served in a very difficult time sure, this things we would do differently, of course. with hindsight, we are much wiser. >> i am asking you would you do anything differently, and specifically would you share with us something you would do differently in the context of the conversation can we are having. >> well, one thing that i would do differently, i wrote in that memo that you keep referring to, which is primarily about the application of the geneva conventions when you are talking about the protections of the geneva convention, that those requirements which impose upon a country to provide scientific instruments. to provide monthly allowance, that doesn't make much sense, when dealing with an enemy like al quaida that does not fight according to the laws of war. that's when i said geneva -- those provisions is what i am referring to. would i do something
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differently, yes. even though what i was referring to were the provision of athletic uniforms and a monthly allowance and things of that nature. >> is sure, this new paradigm, let me read the section you are talking about, this new paradigm renders obsolete strict limitations on questioning of enemy prisoners and renders quint some of it's provisions be affording such thing as chen say privileges. >> yes yes, it is. >> in your view, was the president wrong two days after taking office to essentially, my word not yours, reputeuate and revoke all of the legal guidance on interrogation that was authoredded with certainly your approval? >> well, first of all, there was six opinions that were issued by the
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department of justice. two of them were written by john you. and the remainder were written by steve brad bury. so to put all the blame, is just simply wrong. again, these were supporting by three different attorneys general and numerous very smart individuals. he is the president of the united states, it is up to him to decide whether or not he wants to discontinue a practice that three former c.i.a. directors said was very effective in protecting america. >> . >> test the director of the center for justice. he didn't like the report, thought it was biased and partisan. what is your reaction? >> so, i want to talk about two things. >> t that's something we
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have been hearing from a lot of officials. the problem is they never tell us what facts were omitted? the second thing is well, they didn't interview the witnesses. >> yes. >> what they don't talk about is why they interviewed -- the witnesses weren't interviewed is that the justice department was with carrying out it's own torture investigation, which meant that the witnesses could not be made available to the senate intelligence committee, but the committee did have access to over 150 witness interview records. that they were able to exam. the last thing i would say, is if you have here. >> that tells you the document tells you what happened it doesn't put you into proper context, and to be fair, that's his push back on that. >> well, i think we all know the context in which it happened. right. it is not a secret, the views of the administration, were
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reflected in numerous testimony that they gave before congress. so the question here was, well we know what the administration says but what do the documents show? and what the senate did was it a dug into those documents and has a 6,000 page report, and details all of this stuff. and frankly, i think at the end of the day, you have to ask yourself, these guys were architects of this program. they might have some incentive today to be defending what it was that they did. whereas here you have a factual documentary record, documents don't lie that much. you won't -- he doesn't believe that water boarding, is torture. constitutes torture. doesn't necessarily believe it should be taken off the table, he doesn't believe it. >> there is a law banning it. so what the
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administration does, and what the former attorney generals memo was part of, was two strategies per getting out of constraints on torture one so to say that that geneva conventions don't apply. when he talks about these provisions commissary rights we are talking about a fundamental, common article 3, it is common to all convention, it is the base line, it prohibited cruel inhumane treatment of people who are in your custody and in 2006, the supreme held very clearly, that common article three of the geneva convention prohibiting cruel and inhumane treatment applied across the board. so -- it's just wrong what he is saying that there's no provision. the other tactic, is to say well, there's a torture convention, but what we are doing isn't torture, it is something
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less than torture. and i think that's -- >> but it is also cruel and inhumane treatment. >> well, that's right. the torture convention doesn't just prohibit torture. and both of those do apply. and frankly, what they did, was torture. >> great to see you again. thank you. a lot of fall out today after president obama's action to normalize the relationship with cuba, the move has yield at lot of mixed emotions. many cubans were caught by surprise, but many are hopeful that closer ties with the united states be a good thing. particularly when it comes to economic issues. with these new relations they are hoping for error perty. the economy is going to grow, relations are going to improve any fact six years of revolution. this is the best that can happen to our people. >> wow, many cuban exiles have condemned the president's effort to
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re-establish ties some republicans in congress are vowing to derail the deal be with holding funding. chris of the associated press is live for us, chris, good toe see you, what is the general mood you have experienced is there on the streets? >> well, i mean, the mood here is extremely positive. you can imagine the average cuban has lived here in a state of almost frozen time, and 50 some years of embargo, isolation, have left them waiting and hoping for the kind of opening that president obama offered them. two days ago. so they are very hopeful, very positive. looking forward, to
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re-established tied, looking forward to better economic conditions with the relaxation of certain aspects of the trade embargo. locking forward to better ties with their relatives in miami, and new jersey, and other places in the united states. it's a very it's been received here very well. >> chris, appreciate it, thank you for your time. chris gillette of the associated press, live with us from havana, in the united states many cuban americans feel the president made the wrong decision, morgan radford joins us live from little havana, in miami, good to see you, you have been talking to people there since the president announced the new policy, is there a generational difference of opinion on this announcement? >> tony that's a great question. and in fact, it is quite interesting, because while the political risk may be shrinking the
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emotional one isn't necessarily. in fact, the latest shift in policy has left a lot of children of cuban disdon'ts living right here in miami. take a look. >> little havana is the culture hub for americans but the reaction here is hardly universal like so many others the generations collide when it comes to talking about policy towards cuba. >> my parents are very very upset. they feel that cuban americans in the united states. is not. >> picture parents look like a lot of people in the community american community feel very betrayed by the american government. because their sentimentses everything they have gone through, and everything is not any consideration they have cause the deaths of many
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many lives. from the american country. because they are compiled that fled as children, and had no intention of going back. but their daughters saw things differently. they wanted to explore the country for themselves despite the country's history, and it's politics. we first met them last year. the sisters along with their dad, had just returned from cuba, javier's first time back in 43 years. >> paying a lot to go baaing, a lot of that mohn is going right to the government, but they want to see where i grew up. >> it did not change his perspective at all, i believe there are certain things about this move that can really help the cuban people. if we react responsibly. elana says she grew up hating the castro regime,
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and for her, the revolution destroyed her family. rah gina for her part is cautiousiest optimistic. well, tony, while that trip opened some old wounds for her parents she said you know what, this transformation and the real change is not only going to come from my generation, but also from my peers inside cuba. >> in little havana in miami, and coming up, our series on police body cameras continuing all those devices don't matter, if they are not being used correctly, also, many black families call tut race talk. discussing how to interact with police, so situations hike the eric garner and michael brown case don't happen. a look at those is next.
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and black children make up 77% of the student body, but the school board has only one black official. a string of these police incidents has pushed many to use body cameras. in theory they should record every interaction between officers and the public. at al jazeera america found that is not always the case, good to see you, why are these cameras being used the way they are designed and supposed to be used? >> tony that's the question that we ask the police chief, and he says the main reason that these cameras are not
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being used really twofold he say as lot of times the officers are just forgetting to tune on the cameras and also in many cases the cameras are not working. really as a start to rebuild trust with the community. and also corruption, and again, officers are supposed to wear these cameras any time they come in contact with a citizen, any time they really are out oven a patrol call, but the use of them has been called into question looms back in august. was pulled over during a traffic stop, and they shot him in the head, after police investigated they found that there was an altercation, but there was no video. her partner has not turned on his camera, so there was no way to figure out what happened and also we found through
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the independent police monitor, and tony, that's a group that reviewed a lot of these complaints, they also say they are having complaints or getting complains about new orleans police officers not turning on their cameras. so what happens to police officers that don't use these ard cooing to policy. >> right now, the police chief tells us they are developing guidance, some disciplinary guidance, he said lit be determined on a case by case bases, so if you have an officer who intentionally doesn't turn on his camera they ma be different from someone who just forgets but he did point out there are some cases where an officer should not be recording. if there's a sexual assault case, they are not required to turn on their cameras and also an issue with privacy is a concerned, they are also allowed to not have them on still a concern because of these shooting case they reenergized.
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>> the race talk. and take a moment here to explain what the race talk is. some of the things you would tell your sons and daughter so bay police, pull yourn't pas up, don't wear a hoody, be careful what neighborhood you are in. >> hands on the steering wheel. >> no sudden moves. yeah. >> so that conversation is something that has been reenergized whether it's michael brown, we are hearing more and more about this talk, we met a family in brooklyn who says they have been having this talk ever since their children were born. what are the misconception they see you. gist evil people, every time i get on the train, and i happen to be a
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little too close to somebody even though it is crowded always -- that person always clutches their bag closer so that i don't steal whatever is that their bag. i just think it is ridiculous to assume that. >> i think -- they probably don't think i have a dad in the picture. probably think i play basketball, and come from a low incomes family. probably think that i am dangerous i have to live with that. i can try to change it, but at this point in my life. >> i feel like very little hope is given for us. and i feel like if we ebrace that, we are just feeding into this psychological cycle. where we are lesser. i feel like it is up to us to redefine ourselves.
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what about the hard truths that the family you met spoke about? if you would like to see the report from sara in it's entirety, tune in tonight, america tonight that's at 9:00 p.m. eastern time on al jazeera america, a controversial law in kenya, leads to chaos with riot police deployed as you can see here. innegligence has that story after the break, and then it is real money with ali velshi. >> coming up, if hackers can get the best of the big corporation with zone know, how we can protect american businesses large and small. plus, the provision in a just signed government spending bill, to give
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sacred native american land away to a copper mining company. you have to read between the lines to find it we did, and we found out what else we did. lap
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stony, thises the scene that went on in the parliament earlier today, take a look at this. >> >> all the members. >> wow. >> there you hear it. the opposition is refusing -- >> no punches are being thrown. >> not yet, but later on. >> oh. >> when the cameras are off, but the opposition was refusing to look at the security bill about to be passed theyer to it up, the bill expands the government's power to tap phones without the permission of the court it also requires journalist to get permission from the
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police before publishing stories. educated kit nod end well there. there was so much may ham that once the senator came out with hisn't pas torn there, he says he was attacked by some of the other senators. >> oh that's a little more serious. >> yeah. >> there were some punches that were going on there, the bill also sparked the #house of shame. that's trending right now, some occupied parliament protests took place, this footage uploaded by a group of activists show a few getting arrests, the government says they need to legislation to calm that militant, but opponents say it will only turn kenya into a police state. >> come on, kenya, attacking press freedoms. don't go the way of egypt -- oh, turkey recently. >> that's right. >> good to see you. >> thank you. >> that's all of our time for this news hour, if
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you would like the latest on any of the stories, just go on over to our website,, real money with ali velshi coming up, here on al jazeera america. the truth in stranger than fiction, hackers plot to kill hollywood comedy about the plot to kill north korea's leader. instead of laughs we're left with questions about security. and america moves to end decades of isolation from cuba. between the lines in the government spending bill a provision to give sacred native american land away to a copper mining company. i'm ali


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